The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States

Author: Kermit L. Hall,James W. Ely,Joel B. Grossman

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 0195176618

Category: Law

Page: 1239

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The second edition of this authoritative guide on the impact of the Supreme Court's decisions on American society includes updated entries on key cases over the past thirteen years, as well as a fully revised treatment of areas of constitutional law.
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The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions

Author: Kermit Hall,James W. Ely

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 499

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Here are the landmark decisions that have shaped American life, described by some of America's most eminent legal scholars. The new edition contains more than 450 entries on major cases, including 53 new entries on the latest landmark rulings. This outstanding guide serves as an excellent introduction to the work of the Court from the late eighteenth century to the present day.
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The Oxford Companion to United States History

Author: Paul S. Boyer

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195082095

Category: History

Page: 940

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Provides more than 1400 entries covering the social, cultural, intellectual, artistic, and religious trends of the United States over the past three hundred years.
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The Oxford companion to American law

Author: Kermit Hall,David Scott Clark

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 912

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The comprehensive reference guide to American law features entries written by more than three hundred experts on everything from the Salem witchcraft trials to wiretapping.
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Supreme Court For Dummies

Author: Lisa Paddock

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118068656

Category: Political Science

Page: 384

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Gives you the scoop on how the Court reaches its decisions Get involved and track a case through the system This fun and easy guide demystifies the federal court system by describing what kinds of cases the justices hear, outlining how cases reach the Supreme Court, clarifying legal terms, and explaining how the Court arrives at its decisions. You'll discover how to get inside the Court yourself and investigate both the key issues and the players involved. The Dummies Way * Explanations in plain English * "Get in, get out" information * Icons and other navigational aids * Tear-out cheat sheet * Top ten lists * A dash of humor and fun
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The Supreme Court of the United States

A Student Companion

Author: John J. Patrick

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195150087

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 398

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An alphabetically arranged, illustrated guide to the Supreme Court, including biographical articles on all the justices, summaries and analysis of key decisions and major cases, and definitions of legal terms.
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